Mergers & Acquisitions

435 ABA Journal Mergers & Acquisitions articles.

Facebook buys AI startup in Allen & Overy’s incubator
Facebook will acquire Bloomsbury AI, a startup in Allen & Overy’s Fuse incubator.
Nelson Mullins, Broad and Cassel set to form ‘super-regional’ law firm
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is merging with Broad and Cassel to form a firm with more than 725 lawyers.

Clark Hill and Strasburger & Price announce merger

Clark Hill and Strasburger & Price announced a merger Tuesday that will create a law firm with nearly 650 lawyers.

The firm will be known as Clark Hill except in…

Foley & Lardner, Gardere announce merger

Foley & Lardner and Gardere Wynne Sewell will merge effective on Sunday.

The combined firm will have about 1,100 lawyers and revenues of $830 million, a figure that puts the…

Bryan Cave and BLP approve fully integrated merger

Bryan Cave and U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner have agreed to a merger that will create a law firm with 32 offices in 11 countries.

The new firm will…

Hunton & Williams, Andrews Kurth agree to merger
Partners at Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth Kenyon have approved a merger of the two law firms.

The new firm will be known as Hunton Andrews Kurth, report Texas Lawyer and the Richmond [Virginia] Times-Dispatch.
Several groups of lawyers leave Andrews Kurth Kenyon amid reported merger agreement
Several groups of lawyers have left Andrews Kurth Kenyon in Texas in advance of a reported merger deal with Hunton & Williams.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer undergoes a name change, offers buyouts to 140 legal secretaries

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has shortened its name and is seeking to reduce the number of legal secretaries working for the law firm.

“Kaye Scholer” was dropped from the…

Tax issues reportedly slow merger talks between Bryan Cave and UK law firm

Tax issues have reportedly held up merger talks between Bryan Cave and U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

The firms are discussing full financial integration rather than a merger using…

The top 10 legal news stories of 2017
It’s hard to imagine a year more packed with major legal news than 2017, much of it generated by President Donald Trump's administration. We may never get used to the frenetic pace. Here are 10 stories—themes, really—that dominated legal news reports.
Foley & Lardner is in merger talks with Gardere

Foley & Lardner is discussing a possible merger with Gardere Wynne Sewell.

Foley & Lardner spokeswoman Jill Chanen confirmed the talks in a statement, report (sub. req.),

Bryan Cave and UK law firm confirm merger talks

Update: Bryan Cave and U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paiser have confirmed they are discussing a merger.

The combination would create a 1,500-lawyer firm with 32 offices in 12 countries,…

Ballard Spahr announces planned merger with Lindquist & Vennum

Philadelphia-based Ballard Spahr has agreed to merge with Lindquist & Vennum, a Minneapolis-based law firm with more than 150 lawyers, effective Jan. 1.

The merged firm will use the Ballard…

Sessions says leak probes have tripled and four have been charged
The U.S. Justice Department has more than tripled the number of active investigations of government leaks since the end of the Obama administration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday.
Clark Hill announces merger with West Coast law firm

Clark Hill is merging with West Coast law firm Morris Polich & Purdy, a law firm with about 100 lawyers.

The combined law firm will have more than 450 lawyers…

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